Definition of Edentates

1. Noun. (plural of edentate) ¹



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Definition of Edentates

1. edentate [n] - See also: edentate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Edentates

edemas
edemata
edematic
edematization
edematogenic
edematose
edematous
edenharterite
edenic
edenite
edental
edentalous
edentata
edentate
edentated
edentates (current term)
edentation
edentulate
edentulous
edestin
edetate
edetate calcium disodium
edetic acid
edgarbaileyite
edgarite
edge-localised mode
edge-to-edge bite
edge-to-edge occlusion
edge-triggered

Literary usage of Edentates

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"... edentates OR TOOTHLESS ANIMALS (Edentata) THE edentates stand at the bottom of the series of the non- marsupial mammals. In distribution they are almost ..."

2. Geology, Physical and Historical by Herdman Fitzgerald Cleland (1916)
"edentates (Latin, edentatus, toothless). — The earliest Eocene edentates ... The most familiar living edentates are the armadillos, the anteaters, ..."

3. The Geography of Mammals by William Lutley Sclater, Philip Lutley Sclater (1899)
"DISTRIBUTION OF THE NEW WORLD edentates The edentates of the New World are at present ... and more or less united together by other edentates now extinct. ..."

4. An Introduction to the Mammalian Dentition by Thomas Wingate Todd (1918)
"CHAPTER IX THE edentates RETROGRESSION IN EVOLUTION Origin and peculiarities of the Edentata—Relation of loss of teeth to skull form—Extinct Armadillos—The ..."

5. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1901)
"... appearance of this paper I have made a list of the genera of edentates which has brought to light two additional names based on Dasy¡iiis ..."

6. Natural History of Animals: Containing Brief Descriptions of the Animals by Sanborn Tenney (1875)
"edentates. The edentates are Sloths, Armadillos, and Ant-eaters. Some of these animals have no teeth, and others are only destitute of front teeth. ..."

7. Elements of Zoölogy: A Textbook by Sanborn Tenney (1875)
"THE OKDER OP EDENTATA OR edentates. Thia Order is sometimes called Bruta. Its members are deficient in teeth, as compared with other mammalia, ..."

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